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We prefer our style statements like we prefer our cocktails on a boozy-brunch Sunday: strong. And Maison Albino — a brand that's knocked our socks off at least once before — has the same kind of standards. With the release of its resort '14 collection, the Italian label proves to have a special way of making every piece completely unique yet completely welcoming and wearable.
The resort lineup sees baby-doll dresses with an extra dose of volume, oversized coats covered in ornate prints, and mesh-like lace looking chic as can be in a dipped-hem skirt. The collection also presents a range of looks that dare you to push the limits — if even just a smidge — be it a white and metallic, ruffled party dress; a majestically draped, red-carpet-beckoning evening gown; or some of the widest, wide-leg pants we've ever laid eyes on (this pair, included). Up for the challenge? Click ahead to see all the looks that will make you think "heck, yes!"
Photo: Courtesy of Albino
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